This season I went from being a lowly farm intern to managing a 5-acre organic farm. So yeah, I’m in way over my head. But I’m learning fast, and a lot of what I’m learning might be applicable to the challenges you’re facing in your home garden!
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How to hunt for ramps (aka wild leeks) and some of my favorite recipes for this spring-time delicacy!
Local farms are selling salad mix again! Spring must finally be here!
If you’re serious about growing your own food this season, you’ll want to try Beautiful Land’s potting mixes!
Most brand-name dog treats are horribly unhealthy. Here’s a list of treats that are better for your dog and the planet.
I’ve been cooking with miso a lot lately. It’s my go-to ingredient when I’m craving something salty and complex. Try using these tempeh crumbles in rice, noodles, or vegan sushi rolls!
Soil tests are important when you’re starting a new garden, but interpreting the results is not always easy!
Check out my top picks for spring radish recipes!
Growing your own food can be a daunting task, so I think it’s especially important for first-time gardeners to set themselves up for success. One way to maximize your probability of a decent harvest is to plant varieties that are relatively uncomplicated. Here are some of my top picks for beginner gardeners.
You might assume that because I work on farms, I know everything I need to know about growing my own food. Unfortunately, that is not the case! As part of our Grow Your Own Food Challenge, I’ll be documenting my attempt to turn my lawn into a vegetable garden. But transforming sod into a workable garden bed is not easy! Here are four organic methods I’ve been considering.
The aminopyralid herbicide known as Milestone, plus other related herbicides collectively known as pyralids, have been found in compost throughout the United States. Gardeners that use the contaminated compost inadvertently kill all of their plants.
Japan has reported elevated radiation levels in spinach and milk from farms up to 90 miles away from its crippled nuclear power plants.
A recent poll of British meat-eaters found that an alarming 17 percent think that pork wings are an actual cut of meat.